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Donor Services Manager
Carissa Kranz


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Laack Memorial Fund Grant

Families of Funds


The Violet and Ruben Laack Memorial Fund was established in 2014 to support educational, library, speech, forensics and theater programs in the Chilton area.


What We Fund

Library, speech, forensics and theater programs in the communities of Brillion, Chilton, Hilbert, Kiel, New Holstein and Stockbridge. Grant awards rotate on an annual basis among interest areas (library, speech, forensics and theater). The 2020 area of focus is library.

What We Don't Fund

Organizations that are not among those determined by the IRS to be public charities. This encompasses most charitable, scientific, social service, educational and religious organizations described in § 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1), (a)(2), or (a)(3) of the tax code, and private operating foundations. The Foundation will not normally make grants to private non-operating foundations. Grants may also be made to units of government (this includes Native American tribal governments) for public purposes.

To Apply

You will need to register and be approved as a user on the web portal.  Approval will take place within two business days.  Please register early and allow time for approval. 

Grant Application Instructions:
  1. Register or Login to our web portal.
  2. Under the heading "Grant Applicant," select "Available Grants" and choose the Violet and Ruben Laack Memorial Fund application from the list.
  3. Complete the application form. You may work on it, save the form and come back later to complete it.
  4. When finished, select the "Submit" button.
 For questions, contact:
Carissa Kranz
Donor Services Manager
[email protected]